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Flattening of the head in newborns is quite common, but it has no negative impact on their brain development.

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An infection is when germs enter someone’s body and start to make the person sick. 

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Syphilis is a contagious bacterial infection that is mostly transmitted through sexual contact.

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Cree Leucoencephalopathy (CLE) and Cree Encephalitis (CE)  are diseases which are passed from parent to child.

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Antiviral treatment is available in Eeyou Istchee for people with COVID-19 who are at higher risk of severe disease and hospitalization.

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COVID-19 tests help detect infections to take action and reduce transmission. Testing is an important layer of protection against the virus.

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Grief is a natural process and can be very painful to work through, and can often come in waves triggered by memories.

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Avian flu is a disease that affects wild and domestic birds. The risk of people catching Avian flu from birds is very low.

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Hypertension – or prolonged high blood pressure – damages your blood vessels and organs over time if left untreated, and can lead to a heart attack

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